Deep Electrification Powered by Renewables Key for a Climate-Safe Future

New report by IRENA charts pathways to further accelerate energy transformation which meets climate objectives while creating jobs and fostering economic growth.
  • April 2019

IRENA and GGGI Sign Agreement to Advance Energy Transformation and Green Growth

IRENA and GGGI will cooperate on advancing renewable energy in pursuit of green growth, sustainable development and a climate-resilient low-carbon future. 
  • March 2019

Small Island Developing States and IRENA to Take Energy Transformation to Next Level

Heads of state and government and development partners to strengthen cooperation on renewable energy with the launch of the SIDS Lighthouses Initiative 2.0 at the UN General Assembly.
  • September 2018

New Global Commission to Examine Geopolitics of Energy Transformation

IRENA Commission to analyse how energy transformation driven by renewables will impact foreign policies and geopolitics
  • January 2018

Renewable Energy Can Be Strengthened in Next Round of Climate Negotiations

Nationally Determined Contributions under Paris Agreement must reflect growing business case and global momentum for renewables 
  • November 2017

Islands - Ariel view

SIDS Signal High Ambition to Address Climate Change and Scale-Up Renewables

Maldives hosts inaugural Island Renewable Energy Initiative with IRENA in Malé
  • October 2017

Ocean energy

IRENA Welcomes Paris Agreement as Strong Enabler for Renewable Energy Action

International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Director-General Adnan Z. Amin issued the following statement upon the entry into force of the Paris Agreement today. IRENA welcomes the entry into force of the Paris Agreement and congratulates those Parties whose leadership made this a reality.
  • November 2016

Solar PV panels near a grid

IRENA & Central American Countries Join Forces to Integrate Renewables into Regional Power Systems

A one-week series of workshops designed to support the deployment of renewable energy in Central America will conclude tomorrow in Panama City.
  • October 2016

IRENA Welcomes Paris Climate Agreement as 'watershed for the global energy transition'

International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Director-General Adnan Z. Amin issued the following statement after the adoption of the Paris Agreement at the COP 21 Climate Conference.
  • December 2015

Poland Can Increase Renewable Energy Nearly Five-Fold by 2030

Poland can increase its share of renewable energy in power generation from seven per cent in 2010 to nearly 38 per cent by 2030, according to a report released today by IRENA.
  • October 2015